Kwok Kin Chan


"I like to feel material in my hand first. I like to learn new things; different things. Wood and paper are best to work, I can feel the dent. I saw the boats in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong."

Kwok is blind and having developed his idiosyncratic style of drawing creates delicate and colourful artworks. Using a biro pen Kwok scratches lines into the surface of mount board. Feeling for the indents he adds a colour ink wash and a final layer of wax pastel to highlight areas. Kwok moved from Hong Kong in his teens when he still had his sight. His artworks retain an eastern aesthetic.

Kwok is a talented and prolific artist, working skilfully across mediums of textile, ceramic, origami and paint.

Exhibitions

Making Moving The Well Café, Edinburgh, 2016, Group Show

Naturally; Garvald Artists at the Botanic Garden John Hope Gateway, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2014

Signs And Symbols Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, 2005

GV14 Exhibition Centre for Developmental Arts, Glasgow, 2002

GV6 Six Artists from Garvald New St Exhibition Space, Edinburgh, 2001

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